Mother should all be pretty good at laundry but washing baby clothes is different from washing adult clothing. Baby’s skin is tender has low resistance so we need to clean their clothes in special way or it may bring health risks to baby. So how to clean children clothing correct?
Wash baby clothes separately
Baby stays in the room most and adults always go out for study and work so adult clothing is dirtier than baby’s. If you wash all clothes together, baby clothing will be stained with bacterial and may infect baby. In addition, it is best to prepare a pot special for washing baby clothes.
Separate underwear and outwear
Underwear is in direct contact with the skin of baby but the baby and kids tops are contact with the outside world. In daily life, dirt will easily transfer to baby’s outwear so the underwear should be cleaner. Therefore, it is best to separate them in order to avoid cross-infection.
Use detergent special for baby
The alkaline of household detergent is too high and not suitable to wash baby clothes. Moreover, the residual chemicals may easily make baby itch. So it is best to use the baby detergent with light smell because the fragrances will cause irritation to baby’s skin. In addition, clean out the detergent before drying.
Best to wash by hand
After a long-term use, the washing machine will be easy to breed bacteria and viruses. According to the data, the tank of the washing machine contains a lot of mold, staphylococcus aureus, candida albicans and other pathogenic bacteria. Therefore, it is best to wash baby clothes by hand. If you are busy at work or housework, you should pay attention to keep the washing machine clean.
Dried by the sun
Sunlight is a natural bacterial disinfectant that has no side effects because the ultraviolet radiation and natural heat can sterilize. Generally, in the case of direct sunlight, it will reach the disinfection purpose for six hours. So let your baby’s clothes keep the smell of the sun and it is much healthier.